Codes

There's something very exciting about codes and coded messages that many children love. Start with our simplest "reverse the word" codes and work up through the different types of codes below, which become increasingly difficult to decipher! We've not only included challenges for your kids to work on, but printables to help them set their own coded messages - and solutions to our challenges, in case anyone gets stuck.

Reverse the Word Codes
All NEW! These are probably the simplest codes to set - but that's not to say that they can...
Number Substitution Codes
Introduce the idea of substituting numbers for letters with this first set of number substition...
Caesar Ciphers
All NEW! Named after Julius Caesar, who apparently wrote many of his letters in code, this cipher...
Keyword Ciphers
All NEW! Here are some more tricky codes for the kids to explore - the keyword cipher! A keyword...
More Code Printables
Just a few bits and bobs here, for kids who love to set codes and send secret messages. More coming...

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